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Lady lawmakers [in a] huddle. Washington D.C. July 23. An impromptu meeting of the only women Chairman of Congressional Committees took place today in the hall of the Capitol

Lady lawmakers [in a] huddle. Washington D.C. July 23. An impromptu meeting of the only women Chairman of Congressional Committees took place today in the hall of the Capitol. Here we see, left to right: Mrs. Hattie W. Caraway, Senior United States Senator from Arkansas and Chairman of the Senate Committee on Enrolled Bills; Rep. Caroline O'Day, Chairman of the House Committee on Election of President and Vice President and members of Congress; and Rep. Mary T. Norton, Chairman of the House Committee on Labor, 7/23/37
Glass negative, 1937.
Prints and Photographs Division.
Reproduction Number:
LC-DIG-hec-23080

Finding Congressional Committee Documents Online:

Online/Subscription – On site use only
  • American State Papers -- Coverage: legislative and executive
    documents of Congress 1789-1838
  • ProQuest Congressional -- Coverage: Index and full text committee documents and reports: 1817-
  • US Congressional Serial Set -- Coverage: Congressional Serial Set contains all the Reports, Documents, and Journals of the US Senate and House of Representatives from the 15th Congress to the 97th Congress,
    1817 - December 23, 1982
Online/Free – Access Anywhere

Finding Congressional Committee Documents on Microform:

  • Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index
    KF49 .C62
    Indexes available in LAW, MRR, N&CPRR
    Microfiche availble in: LAW
    LAW microfiche call number: (o) 91/10017 LL RR
    Coverage: 1970-

  • CIS Senate Executive Documents and Reports
    Z1223 .A3 1987a Ref Desk
    Indexes available in: LAW, MRR
    Microfiche available in: LAW
    LAW microfiche call number: 90/10007 (K)
    Coverage: 1817-1969

  • CIS US Serial Set
    KF12 .U5 (LAW)
    Microfiche available in: MicRR, LAW
    MicRR microfiche call number: (o) 92/6224
    LAW microfiche call number: (o) 91/10016 RR
    Coverage: 1817-

  • Government Depository Collection
The Newspaper and Current Periodical Reading Room keeps the latest ten years of Congressional Committee Documents in print or on microfiche as part of the U.S. Federal Government Depository Collection.  A SuDoc number is necessary in order to request these.  GPO’s Catalog of U.S. Government Publications can help you find the SuDoc numbers.
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